Medical Dictionary

deviated septum

noun de·vi·at·ed septum \ˌdē-vē-ˌāt-əd-\

Medical Definition of deviated septum

  1. :  deviation of the nasal septum from its normal position that results from a developmental abnormality or trauma and may be asymptomatic or cause nasal obstruction and predispose to sinusitis and nosebleed

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